PAI’s panel of expert speakers will cover the evaluation tools through a blend of lectures, case-studies and question-and answer sessions. At the end of the seminar, participants will have a good understanding of how the Public Spending Code should be applied in their workplace.
This course is intended to introduce the fundamentals of the GDPR. The comprehensive structured approach to training provides practical, in-depth understanding of the scope, core concepts, principles and requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.
This seminar will take you through the contract process and will provide good foundational knowledge for both the drafting and reading of contracts.
This half-day seminar will outline the structure and jurisdiction of the Irish courts system. It will look at the ethics involved in coaching witnesses and the direct examination and cross examination process. It will also look at legal proceedings and ancillary issues focusing on the presumption of innocence and the duty to preserve documents.
This course aims to equip Freedom of Information (FOI) officers with the skills, knowledge and competencies to be able to fulfil their role by taking a pragmatic approach and focusing on practical FOI tasks and essential law, rules and guidelines, as opposed to theory.
The course equips FOI Decision Makers and Internal Reviewers with the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to take a pragmatic approach and focus on practical FOI tasks using the relevant law and guidelines. Participants get the opportunity to share their own experiences and get a valuable insight into issues highlighted by an expert in the field, as well as an understanding of best practice.
Effective corporate governance is critical in playing a role in both the private and public sector and in recent years, there has been an increased focus on the role of the Board Secretary. The role and responsibilities of the secretary can often go unrecognised but this key role is essential in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Board and its respective committees.
This one-day online training course will focus on the requirements for processing a request. It will examine the application of certain exemptions, the appeals process, procedural issues, key OCEI decisions and more. Participants will leave the course with a much more advanced understanding of the AIE Regulations.
The development of public policy is a key responsibility of the Government and remains a key focus for all public servants. In recent years, policy development has embraced new more inclusive approaches, with an increased emphasis on consultation with key stakeholders and some internet based consultation processes for draft legislation. With the introduction of Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA), policy development has become a more focused and effective process.
Where legal proceedings are involved, it is best to be aware of not only the legal and statutory obligations you must operate under, but also best practice in the field. This 4-day course takes attendees through preparation of evidence and reports, and taking and collating statements. Theory will be underpinned by demonstrations and practical work.
This half-day course will provide employees of public bodies with an understanding of the essential principles underlying Irish freedom of information legislation.
The half day online course will aim to grant attendees the skills required when interacting and working closely with legislative updates.
This course will examine corporate governance in a public sector context. The aim of this course is to provide grounding on the principles of good public sector corporate governance. These relate to transparency, accountability, responsibility, leadership, integrity and commitment.
What this Seminar will Cover With ever evolving technologies, moving to new information systems and a move to remote and hybrid working, the cybersecurity threat landscape is growing and increasing and can create a highly negative impact on organisations. A cyber attack is an intentional and malicious effort on a [...]
This seminar will look at the impact of the NEW Provisions of the Data Sharing and Governance Act 2019 for public bodies and how they can share personal data in the context of providing public services and how they can ensure the safe and transparent handling of that data.